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Mar 14, 2017 5:30 PM ET

Cambodia: Ith Group: A loan of $1,750 helps a member to add more pigs and chickens for her farm.

iCrowdNewswire - Mar 14, 2017

Ith Group

Cambodia
 
 
Borrower image
 

A loan of $1,750 helps a member to add more pigs and chickens for her farm.

Ith Group’s story

Ith is 45years old widowed women who resides in the Kampong Chhnang province of Cambodia. She is a farmer and has been cultivating rice and raising animals for the past 8 years to earn income for support the family living expenses.
With the group of four members led by Ith who appears the first of the right. She would like to use her share of this loan to add more pigs and chickens for her farm. She thinks this purchase will allow her to get more source of income and better upkeep her family living. In the future, she is going to enlarge her farm and to renovate her house.

In this group: Ith, Han, Hoeun, Min

This loan is special because:

It provides low-income rural communities with access to finance and training services. 

Jon
Kiva staff

More about this loan

This loan is aimed at low-income and financially excluded families living in remote areas of Cambodia. As part of their commitment to social performance KREDIT have setup the Vulnerable Services Unit (VSU) to provide financial and educational services to their poorest clients. They offer flexible terms and a wide variety of training services including child protection, health care, agriculture and financial literacy. By supporting this loan you are helping to empower and educate people living in underserved rural communities

About KREDIT Microfinance Institution:

KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc., is one of Kiva’s most established partners in Southeast Asia. The organization empowers the economically-active poor and small entrepreneurs by providing inclusive financial services. Beyond loans, KREDIT offers low-income clients complementary training in debt management, savings and budgeting. In addition, KREDIT partners with NGOs to offer training in primary health care, agricultural techniques and HIV/AIDS awareness.

For more information on KREDIT, please visit its partner page. If you would like to engage more with KREDIT and its borrowers, you can also join its lending team, KREDIT MFI Cambodia.

Contact Information:

Ith Group

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